IoTUK Boost 2 programme launched!

Following the success of our original IoTUK Boost programme to support entrepreneurship in IoT companies, we’ve been awarded additional funding from the Digital Catapult to support even more companies! Applications are now open! You have until 19 February to apply via the SETsquared website process. There’s a short 1-hr interview and successful companies will be … Read moreIoTUK Boost 2 programme launched!

IoTUK Boost Bristol companies announced!

The emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and businesses are estimated to be worth £322bn to the UK economy alone by 2020(1). The national IoTUK Boost programme from the Digital Catapult and Future Cities Catapult is designed to support the development of IoT enabled products, services, and applications from UK small to medium sized companies … Read moreIoTUK Boost Bristol companies announced!

Digital Catapult announces IoTUK Boost partners – driving forward Internet of Things innovation

High Tech Bristol and Bath CIC, together with Bristol SETsquared Business Accelerator, Engine Shed, and the University of the West of England (UWE, Bristol) are excited to confirm that we are one of the 6 Boost partners. IoTUK Boost will aim to address barriers to entry into the IoT marketplace across the country, with the … Read moreDigital Catapult announces IoTUK Boost partners – driving forward Internet of Things innovation

Voxxed Days Bristol gathers industry momentum

The high tech scene around Bristol and Bath is well placed to support the first UK based Voxxed Day event. The region has a well established base of companies making world-class cloud technology with a global reach – including industry leaders like Oracle, HP, IBM, Cray and Amazon as well as fast growing startups such … Read moreVoxxed Days Bristol gathers industry momentum

I wouldn’t start from here, if I was going there…

So concludes the punchline of a very old joke. At its core is the observation that where you start a journey can dramatically affect your ease of passage. But how often when starting a new technology development do we start with the familiar tool kit and methods, rather than assessing what’s most appropriate for that particular … Read moreI wouldn’t start from here, if I was going there…

The verification challenge

From my discussions with members and around the industry, verification was identified as a significant challenge within embedded software and one that is getting harder to satisfy. It seemed appropriate for the Special Interest Group to take this as a starting point for a very productive and lively workshop. XMOS very kindly hosted us for … Read moreThe verification challenge